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Penny DeGoosh named director of Social Work at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Penny DeGoosh, LICSW, has been named the director of Social Work at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
10-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


St. Jude research into leukemia, sickle cell and other blood disorders presented at ASH

The 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology will feature research from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on topics ranging from the genomic basis and vulnerabilities of leukemia to an update on gene therapy for hemophilia B...
30-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


St. Jude Announces Extensive Resource to Advance Leukemia Research

The Public Resource of Patient-derived and Expanded Leukemias (PROPEL) offers patient-derived xenograft samples free of charge for researchers worldwide.
14-Nov-2018 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


Small risks may have big impact on breast cancer odds of childhood cancer survivors

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists found that the combined effect of common genetic variations can dramatically increase risk of breast cancer for female pediatric cancer survivors
26-Oct-2018 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Obesity Problem Starts Early Phase of Therapy in Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) gain weight during treatment, and researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have discovered that this problem starts during remission-induction treatment and suggests that early...
25-Oct-2018 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Collaboration Yields Possible Treatment for Rare Neurodegenerative Disorder

Read how a discovery in bacteria in the 1980s led to a promising new class of compounds for treatment of PKAN, a progressive neurodegenerative disease.
23-Oct-2018 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


St. Jude Researcher Receives Share of $86 Million in NIH Funding

Shengdar Tsai, Ph.D., an assistant member of the Department of Hematology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, has received a five-year $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Common Fund for his work on genome editing...
17-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

World Health Organization, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital collaborate against childhood cancer

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital today announced a five-year collaboration with World Health Organization aimed at transforming cancer care worldwide to cure at least 60 percent of children with six of the most common types of cancer by 2030.
27-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.


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